The Music Society Presents: Alumna Churen Li Sounds of Singapore

Churen Li
20/11/2020

We are delighted to have a special pre-recorded piano recital by recent alumna Churen Li, playing a short concert of recently-composed music by Singaporean composers. 

Churen Li

Artist Fellow at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music and part-time academic faculty at Yale-NUS, pianist Churen has won top prizes at international and national piano competitions. In 2015, she performed as soloist in a tour of Macau and Hong Kong with the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music Orchestra as part of Singapore’s 50th jubilee celebrations of independence, and also as a President’s Young Performer with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra in 2013. She is passionate about new music, having experimented increasingly with combining musical genres, as well as reconsidering performance practices in the programming of her concerts, and was listed in 2018 on Singapore Tatler's Generation-T List. She has been invited to perform recitals and chamber music at international festivals such as the Norfolk Festival, Aspen Music Festival, Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival and the International Summer Academy Music Festival. She has a Bachelor of Music degree from Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (National University of Singapore), a Master of Music degree from Yale University, and a Master of Philosophy in Music (Performance Studies) degree from Cambridge University. During her time in Cambridge, Churen was Wolfson’s Brian Moore Accompanist Scholar and the winner of the Cambridge University Musical Society Concerto Competition. Churen is a Yamaha and Bösendorfer Artist. 

Programme

“Clima" (2018) by Chen Zhangyi  
“Llamas’ Land" (2019) by Churen Li  
“Mahligai" (2016) by Syafiqah ‘adha Sallehin 
“Hyetal Days" (2018) by Chew Jun An 
“Mid-Autumn Festival" (2019) by Wang Chenwei  

View the concert here.

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